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Harvard in the World

Group Honors Heroic Pilot

The Harvard Foundation presented its 2009 Humanitarian Award to Captain Chesley Sullenberger, who orchestrated the stunning landing of commercial flight 1549 on the Hudson River in January after the plane’s two engines lost function mid-flight.

Harvard in the World

Dem. Senate Candidate Speaks in Adams House

Raucous applause welcomed Democratic Senate hopeful Alan A. Khazei ’83, into the Upper Common Room of Adams House yesterday afternoon. ...

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Indian Actress To Enroll At HBS

Renowned Bollywood actress Preity Zinta is adding to her resume of blockbusters by enrolling in an executive course at Harvard Business School next month to study negotiating and deal-making, the Indian media reported this week.

Harvard in the World

Facebook Movie Films At Johns Hopkins U.

Over the past week, students at Johns Hopkins and Phillips Academy Andover watched their campuses transform into versions of Harvard for the filming of “The Social Network.”

Harvard in the World

Harvard's Image Declines

Harvard is no longer the American university with the best public standing in the media, according to a report released ...

Events

Professor Discusses the Human Condition

University of Chicago Philosophy Professor Jonathan Lear said at a lecture in Lowell Lecture Hall yesterday that human beings must question their direction in life in order to become better.

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Harvard professors Daniel Schrag and Joel Schwartz join NRDC Executive Director Peter H. Lehner ’80 at the Science Center yesterday to talk about bringing climate change from science to legislation.

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Peter H. Lehner ’80, who directs the National Resource Defense Center, speaks in the Science Center about strategy for moving greenhouse gas legislation through the U.S. Congress.

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Alumni Lag In Senate Seat Polls

With just under six weeks remaining in the race to gain the Democratic nomination for the Senate seat vacated by ...

Harvard in the World

Law Professor, Alum Dead at 73

Former Crimson President Stephen R. Barnett ’57, a First Amendment professor emeritus at the UC Berkeley School of Law, died last Tuesday after complications from a cardiac arrest. He was 73.

Harvard Medical School

Suspects Identified in Art Theft

A former Harvard Medical School professor and his business partner have been identified as suspects in connection with an alleged ...

Harvard in the World

U.N. Removes Peter Galbraith

The second highest-ranking U.N. official in Afghanistan, Peter W. Galbraith ’73, son of the late Harvard economist John Kenneth Galbraith, was dismissed last Wednesday after he expressed disagreement to his superior about how best to address allegations of fraud in the country’s August presidential elections.

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Honduras Minister Abroad at Harvard

On the morning of June 28, Rodolfo F. Pastor began an unexpected journey to Harvard. As Honduran Minister of Culture, ...

Harvard Medical School

Harvard Doctor’s Paintings Stolen

A set of 25-30 paintings, collectively valued at at least $27 million, was stolen from a recently retired Harvard oncologist ...

Fundraising

Harvard Renegotiates South Korean Foundation Endowment

Harvard renegotiated terms to an agreement with a South Korean foundation yesterday that will loosen restrictions on a $13 million endowment established in 1975 for Korean studies.

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